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MCW CrossFit – Sweden

Ola Ingvarsson, Joel Viberg and Anna Ingvarsson, the box-owners of MCW Crossfit, are giving us a little insight into what happens at it’s BOX!


Short Facts

Name: MCW CrossFit
Address / Location: Alsikegatan 2, Uppsala
BOX-Owner: Ola Ingvarsson, Joel Viberg, Anna Ingvarsson
Open since: April 2012


How did you come to CrossFit? Was in search for that special feeling when you have done way more then good.

A friend gave me the link to crossfit.com back in 2007. That was it!

Why did you open your own box?

To have place where I can become CrossFit, and of course to bring as many of friends with me on the journey.

Why exactly should I join YOUR box? What makes it standout from others?

We coach and encourage people to become their best no matter what. We always find a way for you to be able to perform your best. And most important-we have fun!

© photo by Arvid Gerdrup

How does your member structure look like? (Number of members, Male/Female, Young/Old,  any competitive athletes?)

Just over 100 members. 50/50 M/F.  Family oriented. Kids to 60+. Everyone is competitive!

Do you have additional training possibilities (Yoga, Gymnastics etc.)?

No additional training yet, but Parkour is on its way.

Do you consult your members in nutrition questions?


If I start as a beginner – how does my training in the first month look like?

You start with “Baseline” and you finish with “Baseline”. In between you are put through the 9 fundamental movements and doing the WODs-scaled to suit you.(Baseline-500m row, 40 squats, 30 sit-ups, 20 push-ups, 10 pull-ups for time)

Do you organize any internal or open competitions?

Just charity work so far.

Do you have links to other boxes?


© photo by Angelica Klang

Can I drop in if I am passing your city? Who do I have to contact?

You are required to! And bring a t-shirt! You can mail us at info@mcwgruppen.se

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